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Got big plans for the weekend? Whatever you’re up to I appreciate you taking us along and making 98 Country part of it. Whether you’re working on the honey-do list, or just relaxing, making your weekend up as you go along (those are the best kind), I’ll keep churnin’ out the tunes for you, and keep you up to date on what’s going on in St. Cloud this weekend.

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Sa 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Judge Rules In Favor Of Adrian Peterson, Case Sent Back To NFL

Federal Judge David Doty has overturned Adrian Peterson's suspension by the NFL. The judge ruled that the NFL's arbitrator overstepped his authority in suspending Peterson, and has sent the case back to the league. Where this leaves the relationship between Peterson and the Vikings is unclear.

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Wolves Top Wizards 97-77 In Garnett’s Return

The Minnesota Timberwolves (13-42) dumped the visiting Washington Wizards (33-25) 97-77 last night at the Target Center in Minneapolis. It was Kevin Garnett's first game back in a Wolves jersey -- scoring 5 points, with 8 rebounds and 2 assists in front of a sold-out crowd.

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20 Things Minnesotans Should Brag About (But Don’t Because It’s Not Nice)

A couple of years ago Buzzfeed published a list of things that Minnesota is famous for. Here are the top-20 things from that list -- and frankly I think we need to throw the ol' 'Minnesota Nice' out the window and do some good old fashioned bragging.

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Who’s Gonna Run (And Bounce & Slide) The ‘Insane Inflatable’ 5K With Me? [Watch]

Step #1: Register. Step #2: Train a little. Step #3: Look forward to running, bouncing, and sliding through the obstacle course with me at Powder Ridge. Step #4: Melt snow and make it be June. Here's a look at the obstacles. (Seriously, make it be June.)

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Wild Come Up Short, Fall To Oilers 2-1

The Minnesota Wild (31-22-7) scored their only goal in the first period, falling to the visiting Edmonton Oilers (18-34-10) 2-1 last night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Thomas Vanek was the lone Minnesota scorer. Benoit Pouliot scored two first-period goals for the Oilers.

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Minneapolis Among Top-10 Cities For Football Fans

With the Super Bowl approaching, the brainiacs at WalletHub took a look at the 142 biggest cites in America and determined which were the best cities for football fans. Green Bay finished in the top spot. Las Vegas finished last. Minneapolis came in at #10. Here's the full list.

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Your 2014 Fishing License Expires This Saturday

2014 Minnesota fishing licenses expire this Saturday, February 28th -- so if you plan on fishing Sunday, you'll need to get a fresh one. Get caught fishing without one, and it'll cost you $135. Good news, you can get a new one from the DNR online right here.

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Saint Paul Named 2nd Best NHL City In America

Home of the Minnesota Wild and the Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul has been named the second best 'NHL City in America' by SmartAsset.com. Minnesota's top-ranked hockey fan base, combined with a high quality of life put the Capitol City near the top of the list. Pittsburgh, PA came in at number-one.

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’98.1 Ski Day’ This Sunday At Powder Ridge

Join Cindy & I (and the rest of the 98.1 crew) on the slopes at Powder Ridge this Sunday for another  '98.1 Ski Day.' It'll be day of skiing, boarding, tubing, fresh air, milder temps, country music, and food & drinks in  Chester's. See you Sunday at Powder Ridge!

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Minnesotans: Where We Come From Today

With immigration such a big issue, the New York Times published a state by state breakdown of where the population of each state has come from. It was interesting to see where the Minnesotans of today are from. Here's how our current make-up shakes down.

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Lack Of Snow Rough On Many Minnesotans

From outdoor enthusiasts to business owners -- this winter's lack of snow has been bad news for many Minnesotans. In fact, it's actually been the third mild winter in a row. Here in St. Cloud, we're 14" below average since December 1st, and 28" below where we were this time last year.

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Minnesota Named Second Happiest State

In an article published by the smarty-pants over at WalletHub, Minnesota was determined to be the second happiest state in America -- second only to Utah. Things like financial well-being, physical & mental health, environment, social connections, outlook, jobs, volunteering, and sports participation were taken into consideration.

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